ROCKVILLE, MD – The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Bin Xu and Alexandra Jilkine, University of Notre Dame, have been selected as the winners of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year Award for 2018. Their winning paper is titled Modeling the Dynamics of Cdc42 Oscillation in Fission Yeast…
Predicting how mutations in proteins alter their ability to function is critical to understanding what drives health and disease in humans. A new study in Structure, Cell Press by scientists at the University of Notre Dame and their colleagues demonstrates how a minor mutation can have far-reaching effects on a protein, playing a role in the onset of different diseases.
University of Notre Dame doctoral and thesis master’s students can now apply for the Rapid Exposure to Advanced Computational Training (REACT) program.
thehas made a $3.5 million matching-fund gift that it hopes will inspire those with a similar passion to support novel, multidisciplinary approaches to cancer research.
September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. Many of us will wear the color teal in the form of ribbons, wristbands, headscarves and other gear in support of women with ovarian cancer. Are color-coded cancer ribbons just another marketing gimmick, or is there a more important purpose?…
All full-time, regular faculty are encouraged to apply for the Faculty Research Support Program (FRSP) Regular Grant, the FRSP Initiation Grant, and the Francis M. Kobayashi Travel Fund (KTF).
The Research Like A Champion (RLAC) Program is offering $12,500 to any and all students who are interested in cancer research. For those of you who are not familiar with the RLAC Program, it is a collaborative effort within the Harper Cancer Research Institute (HCRI) to drive innovation in cancer research. Undergraduate and graduate students from all colleges and departments across campus are invited to submit proposals for projects looking into the causes, detection, impact, treatment, and prevention of cancer. Individual students or groups of students who choose to work in a team are eligible to apply. …
The β-lactams are a vast family of antibiotics that include the well-known penicillins; they remain the most widely administered antibiotics around the globe. Results from this research could reveal new strategies for coping with the expanding scope of β-lactam resistance now happening among Gram-negative pathogens.
The University of Notre Dame’s Science of Wellness Initiative (SWI) has announced the new Catalyst Seed Grant (CSG) Program. Full-time, regular Notre Dame faculty from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Join us for a campus-wide town hall event for the NDIIF. The emphasis of the Town Hall will be on Research, Education, Partnership, and Impact.
The University of Notre Dame continued the steady expansion and growth of its research, scholarship, and creative endeavor programs during the most recent fiscal year (FY), recording $141.6 million in research funding. This surpasses the $138.1 million received in FY 2017. The amount is part of a trend that has led to a 75 percent increase in external research funding awarded to Notre Dame compared to 10 years ago.
Brian Baker, Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Structural Biology at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Innovation Award from the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) local Coaches vs. Cancer program. The Innovation Award is described as being given to “an individual who demonstrates an innovative approach to treating or caring for cancer patients and their loved ones.”
Beginning July 29, 2018, Notre Dame will host the 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE). BCCE is a national meeting designed for college chemistry faculty, graduate students, secondary school chemistry teachers, and middle and elementary school science teachers to share ideas and best practices for chemical education.
Two graduate students from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Science have been awarded fellowships through the Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics (AD&T) Berry Family Foundation Graduate Fellowships.
The University of Notre Dame’s 27 Startups From FY2017-18
To qualify as a Notre Dame startup, companies must be licensed as a business, have a business plan and management team, and have completed the IDEA…
In their latest research, Notre Dame physicists explore the concept of "retrodiction" to determine how rapidly knowledge of the past states of the universe deteriorates.
Jeff Peng, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry with a concurrent appointment in Physics, was recently elected to the Executive Committee for the annual Experimental NMR Conference (ENC).
In April 2018, a delegation from Notre Dame visited with colleagues from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (Católica) in Santiago, Chile. The trip was led by Mary Galvin, William K. Warren Family Foundation Dean of the College of Science; and Peter Kilpatrick, Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of the College of Engineering, and included faculty and advisory council members. Galvin and Kilpatrick sought to engage in dialogue with peers, exchange ideas, and create pathways for collaboration between scientists and researchers at both institutions.
A study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Missouri at Columbia shows in mice that early administration of a potent compound may increase the window of time in which some stroke patients can receive tPA, a therapeutic that dissolves blood clots.
All are welcome to attend the Harper Cancer Research Institute’s (HCRI) fourth annual open house on Wednesday, June 20, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.